A missile from Russia hit a cargo ship on Wednesday morning while it was entering the port of Odessa. In fact, it is a Liberian-flagged ship of the Cypriot Cyprus Sea Lines, owned by Andreas Hatzigiannis from Cyprus.
In fact, the Russian bombardment of the cargo ship killed the captain of the ship, while three sailors and a man from the coast guard were injured. Andreas Hatzigiannis is the president of the Cyprus Shipowners Association, while the ship that was hit is called KMAX RULER.
According to information from the Ukrainian authorities, the ship was hit by a Kh-31P missile launched by a Russian fighter jet. The master’s nationality was not released, while the three injured crew members are Filipinos.
The cargo ship was to load iron ore destined for China, according to Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov, who said there have been 21 Russian attacks on port facilities since Russia withdrew from the Black Sea grain export agreement. infrastructure of Ukraine.
The ship was built in 2009, has a length of 230 meters and a width of 37 meters, has a capacity of 91,800 dwt.